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Countdown and fireworks on 58th National Day

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Monday, 31 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The skies of the Bukit Jalil National Stadium was lit with colourful fireworks when midnight struck to mark Malaysia's 58th National Day.

Bersih 4: 27 police reports lodged

By NST TEAM - Monday, 31 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: City Police Chief Datuk Tajudin Md Isa said a total of 27 police reports were lodged throughout the two-day rally. 

5 indicators show Malaysia’s economy on right, solid track: Najib

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: A growing Malaysian economy at a time of regional and global economic uncertainty is one of the key indicators that the country’s economy is still on the right and solid track, said Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Najib pledges not to let Malaysia fall

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak tonight gave the undertaking that his administration will not let Malaysia fall, but will continue to develop the country so that it prospers on the world stage.

Prime Minister’s full National Day 2015 address (in Bahasa)

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

Rakyat Malaysia Yang Dikasihi Sekalian,

Brunei border crossings operation hours extended

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

PUTRAJAYA : The Immigration Department will extend the closing operation for Sarawak - Brunei border crossings from 10pm to 12am, effective September 1.

RM 60,000 - RM70,000 homes for 2nd generation Felda settlers: Najib

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA NERUS: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Razak today announced that Felda’s second generation settlers could now buy a house to call their own for between RM60,000 and RM70,000.

Bersih organisers don't care about people’s welfare

By ROSLI ZAKARIA - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA TERENGGANU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the organisers of the Bersih 4.0 rally do not care about the people’s welfare, nor do they care about developing the rural areas.

Bersih 4: Medical team member’s car damaged in early morning blaze

By NST TEAM - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: A car that belongs to a Bersih 4 rally medical team member was badly damaged in a blaze at Jalan Sultan Salahuddin, here, about 5.30am today.

Bersih 4 supporters hold 'roadshow' in Penang

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

BUTTERWORTH: Some 100-odd Bersih 4 supporters are on a 'roadshow' on mainland Penang today.

Indian president extends greetings on Malaysia’s national day

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

NEW DELHI: Indian president Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the government and people of Malaysia on its 58th National Day celebration.

Umno leaders regret Dr M’s presence at Bersih rally

By Kristy Inus - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KOTA KINABALU: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein who is Umno vice president, expressed his regret that Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad attended Bersih rally yesterday, stating that the former premier has 'crossed over the line'.

Felda Sening wins RM1m cash for Felda Cheerfulness Village Award

By Zarina Abdullah - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA TERENGGANU: The spirit of togetherness and unity among villagers are the reasons why Felda Sening in Kota Tinggi, Johor, has emerged as the winner of Felda Cheerfulness Village Award 2015 (Anugerah Keceriaan Kampung Felda).

Health Ministry confirms two Bersih protesters down with acute gastroenteritis

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has confirmed two cases of acute gastroenteritis affecting Bersih 4 protesters as of 1.30pm today.

Bersih 4 affects preparation for Merdeka celebration

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Preparation for the National Day 2015 celebration in Dataran Merdeka has been affected by the staging of the Bersih 4 rally as the exit routes are obstructed by the protesters.

Salleh slams Sarawak Report editor for distorting the truth

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak has slammed Clare Rewcastle Brown of Sarawak Report (SR) for maligning Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak while being interviewed by the UK-based Sky TV last night.

‘My Tok was tall, dark and handsome’

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

THE late Tunku Abdul Rahman is remembered for the rousing cheers of “Merdeka” and his eloquence as a speaker.

Stadium Merdeka soul of the nation

By ILI LIYANA MOKHTAR - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

TO many Malaysians, Stadium Merdeka embodies a singular moment in the nation’s history, when the first prime minister, the late Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj, punched the air with his fist seven times, shouting “Merdeka!”, during the declaration of independence on Aug 31, 1957.

Simple gesture of a nation of ‘one heart, one soul’

By ARMAN AHMAD - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Sometimes the simplest act borne out of thoughtfulness can galvanise a nation.

Nur Jazlan thankful for peaceful rally

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamad thanked Bersih 4 participants and the police on duty for the peaceful rally and for maintaining public order in the city centre yesterday.

Bersih 4: Sabah protesters disperse peacefully

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Bersih supporters dispersed peacefully at 12.05pm near Tamu KPD after police prevented them from marching further to the city centre.

Bersih 4: 6,500 participants as of noon

By AINA NASA - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

The situation at Dataran Merdeka is calm and under control.

Bersih 4: 12 detained in Malacca

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

MELAKA: Melaka police have arrested 12 individuals in the state for wearing yellow t-shirt with the printed words ‘Bersih 4’ which is prohibited under the Printing Presses and Publications (Control of Undesirable Publications) (No. 22) Order 2015).

Bersih 4 organisers, participants who violate the law to face legal actions

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

IPOH: All provisions under the existing legislation will be used against Bersih 4 organisers and participants who violated the law, even after the illegal rallies have ended.

Five cheat death in Butterworth accident

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

BUTTERWORTH: Five people cheated death when their Nissan Almera vehicle skidded and crashed into the road divider of the Butterworth-Kulim Expressway, near Kubang Semang here early today.

Bersih 4: Sarawak rally ends

By Adib Povera and Esther Landau - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUCHING: The second day for the Sarawak chapter Bersih 4 rally begin with a slow start following poor turnout at the Song Kheng Hai rugby field here.

Senior citizen hurt when petrol bomb explodes on face

By BALVIN KAUR - Sunday, 30 August 2015.

GEORGE TOWN: A senior citizen was hurt when a petrol bomb exploded on her face at her flat unit in Bayan Baru here earlier today.

Bersih 4 Update (with video)

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Heavy rain in the late afternoon interrupted the second day of Bersih 4, sending some protesters running for cover. 

Students game app on traditional food wins KL Converge game jam

Saturday, 29 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: A game application on Malaysian traditional food won the heart of judges at the Game Jam 2015, a game design innovation competition, held in conjunction with KL Converge! 2015 here today.

Burned corpse found in Gombak bushes

Saturday, 29 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The body of a man, believed to have been murdered was found in bushes off Batu 18, Jalan Lama Gombak-Bentong here last night.